Headlines Tagged with Inflammation/infections/immunity — 1,197 headlines found
As the NIDA notes, much remains unknown about the health risks of e-cigarettes, including whether or not they are safer than conventional cigarettes. There also isn’t enough evidence to say definitively they’re effective at helping people to quit smoking
May 31, 2017 Green Valley (AZ) News
added Jun 1, 2017 03:08
This study shows, for the first time, that exposure to e-cigarette aerosol during adolescence and early adulthood is not harmless to the lungs, and can result in significant impairments in lung function.
Mar 27, 2017 American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.
added May 27, 2017 23:27
[UK] Aim for seven to seven-and-a-half hours sleep: Any more OR less raises your risk of lung cancer AND dementia
sleeping for less or more than seven or seven-and-a-half hours is associated with an increased risk of lung cancer. This is thought to be due to low levels of inflammation and disruptions to the secretion of the 'sleep hormone' melatonin, leading to tum
May 24, 2017 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 25, 2017 00:12
Flight attendants exposed to secondhand smoke experienced worsened quality of life, respiratory symptoms, and pulmonary function abnormalities, according to early results from the Flight Attendant Lung Health Study.
May 22, 2017 MedPage Today
added May 22, 2017 23:58
enrolled 121,701 registered nurses in 1976 who answered questionnaires every 2 years. Among the nurses, 938 had incident rheumatoid arthritis (RA). There were 8,951 matched controls. Among those who smoked at baseline, 40% of participants with RA permane
May 19, 2017 Healio.com
added May 19, 2017 21:36
Smoking reduces circulating CD26hiCD161hi MAIT cells in healthy individuals and patients with multiple sclerosis
Our findings suggest general proinflammatory effects from smoking combined with skewing of specific cell populations in HI and MS patients. The function of these cell populations needs further investigation.
May 3, 2017 Journal of Leukocyte Biology
added May 4, 2017 01:30
researchers from Denmark show that smokers have reduced levels of mucosal-associated invariant T (MAIT) cells, a cell type involved in autoimmune diseases. Not only does this information shed more light on the effects of smoking, but it also reveals possi
May 2, 2017 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 4, 2017 01:26
‘An allergic reaction is an overreaction by the body’s immune system to compounds that a person is ‘allergic’ to,’ the press note said. ‘Even if a compound has the potential to cause such a reaction (i.e. it is an allergen), that doesn’t mean it will. Wh
May 3, 2017 Tobacco Reporter
added May 4, 2017 00:18
Smoking duration increased the risk for rheumatoid arthritis twofold after 20 years of smoking, according to a recently published cohort study of twins.
Apr 17, 2017 Healio.com
added Apr 17, 2017 21:55
[UK] At last, a good use for tobacco: Plants are being used to grow human skin proteins to treat injuries
Tobacco plants are being used to grow human skin proteins for a new way to treat tendon injuries such as tennis elbow. The quick-growing plants have been genetically engineered to produce leaves with collagen – the main component of the body's connective
Apr 16, 2017 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 17, 2017 17:54